A group of enthusiasts has placed a bust of the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on top of one the highest mountains in Cuba, the Prensa Latina news agency reported.
Last year, in the run-up to what would be Hugo Chávez's final election, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter provided the ultimate cover for the late caudillo when he called he Venezuelan election process "the best in the world." Today,...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON – Think Nicolas Maduro, former socialist President Hugo Chavez’s appointed heir, rightly won the recent presidential election? Think again. During a parliament session, opposition and pro-Maduro lawmakers came to blows over the election results and the dispute over who actually won the presidency. Video footage released last week [...]
Punch-up in the National Assembly over disputed election results after death of Hugo Chavez Video LAST UPDATED AT 13:15 ON Wed 1 May 2013 HOPES THAT Venezuelan politics could move on smoothly after the death of president Hugo ChavezShow More Summary
The New Yorker is a magazine whose name is practically synonymous with factchecking--which makes you wonder how the glaring, major errors in the its recent coverage of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez got through.
A surprising thing happened on the way to the coronation of Venezuelan Vice President Nicolas Maduro as the designated heir to chavismo, the movement created by the obstreperous former President Hugo Chávez, who succumbed to cancer last...Show More Summary
Nicolas Maduro, the handpicked successor of late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, was declared winner of Sunday’s elections early on Tuesday Moscow time, as opposition supporters rallied in various parts of Caracas demanding a vote recount.
Late Sunday, acting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro declared victory in the country's first presidential election since the death of longtime leader Hugo Chavez. The national election commission had just released the results, much closer than the polls had foretold: Maduro, 50.66 percent; Henrique Capriles, 49.07 percent. Show More Summary
Maduro scores narrow victory in Venezuelan elections Top news: Venezuelans narrowly re-elected Nicolas Maduro to serve out the remainder of Hugo Chavez's term as president, but with about 230,000 votes separating Maduro and his opponent,...Show More Summary
"In an unexpectedly close race, Venezuelans narrowly voted to continue Hugo Chávez's revolution, electing his handpicked political heir, Nicolás Maduro, to serve the remainder of his six-year term as president," the New York Times reports. "But the thin margin of victory could complicate the task of governing for Mr. Show More Summary
The gay-baiting hand-picked successor to Hugo Chavez has won the Venezuelan presidency by the narrowest of margins. Winner Nicolas Maduro campaigned on a promise to carry on Mr Chavez's self-styled socialist revolution, and defeated a two-time challenger who claimed the late president's regime has put Venezuela on the road to ruin. Show More Summary
Venezuelan electoral officials say voters have narrowly elected Hugo Chavez's hand-picked successor as president in a razor-close special election Sunday.
(CARACAS, Venezuela) — Venezuelan electoral officials say voters have narrowly elected Hugo Chavez’s hand-picked successor as president in a razor-close special election Sunday. Winner Nicolas Maduro campaigned on a promise to carryShow More Summary
(CARACAS, Venezuela) — Voters chose Sunday between the hand-picked successor who campaigned to carry on Hugo Chavez‘s self-styled socialist revolution and an emboldened second-time challenger who warned that the late president’s regime has Venezuela on the road to ruin. Show More Summary
Venezuelans are voting Sunday in a key presidential election that will test the socialist legacy of late President Hugo Chavez.
Venezuelans head to the polls Sunday in the first presidential election since the death of Hugo Chavez earlier this year. Chavez's successor, acting President Nicolas Maduro, will defend against a renewed challenge by Henrique Capriles, who lost a relatively close contest to Chavez in the fall of 2012. Show More Summary
No news here. Socialist Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro has been directly linked to the terror group FARC in Colombia. We all knew his late boss Hugo Chavez was enamored with the FARC, but not until now do we know just how involved Maduro was. Show More Summary
Venezuelan acting President Nicolas Maduro campaigns in Guarico state April 7 while holding a picture of Hugo Chavez. Photo by Juan Barreto/AFP/Getty Images. The late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was the force behind "Chavismo," a left-wing political ideology that...